Witnesses tell Gulf War panel it needs more experts

Roberta White, School of Public Health

Department of Veterans Affairs research should focus on physical, rather than psychological, causes for the ailments that constitute Gulf War illness, several veterans of the Persian Gulf War told an Institute of Medicine hearing Wednesday…

Expert quote:

“Some of the physical symptoms are associated with environmental exposure, including insect repellents, anti-nerve agent pills containing small doses of nerve agent and sarin gas released during an Air Force attack on an Iraqi chemical factory.”

View full article